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Members Working For VON (Locals 29, 31, 35, 40, 85) Attendance Management Program

Good afternoon, As you are aware, your employer sent an email on Wednesday, May 31st outlining a new Attendance Management program that is being implemented effective June 1st, 2017. This communication advises that this program has been reviewed by the union and that it is compliant with the terms and conditions of our collective agreements. […]

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Vehicle Transportation and Inspection Division Health & Safety Grievance Update

In 2016, a number of employees with the Vehicle Transportation and Inspection Division (Employer) brought workplace safety concerns to our attention. We held meetings across the province to hear concerns and educate members on their rights and responsibilities pursuant to the Occupational Health & Safety Act. At a meeting on May 5, 2016, we shared […]

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Memorandum of Agreement regarding new Deputy Sheriff 1 Classification

  Notice for Deputy Sheriffs On January 17 the Employer informed the Union that further to Article 43.01 of the Master Agreement they were establishing a new classification of Deputy Sheriff 1 (DS1) which would be responsible only for providing security to all levels of court, and for the timely, safe, and efficient escort of […]

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Local 20 – NS Hearing & Speech Centres Settlement Reached on Long-Term Disability Premiums

In the late summer of 2016, the union filed a policy grievance with your employer, the Nova Scotia Hearing & Speech Centres, claiming the employer was in violation of the Collective Agreement by failing to pay the employer share of benefit premiums when an employee was off on Long-Term Disability (LTD). The employer had a long-standing […]

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Local 122 IWK Health Care: Policy Grievance Filed

In January, the NSGEU filed a Policy Grievance, advising the Employer that they have not been compensating employees appropriately for callback hours as per Article 15 of the Local 122 – IWK Health Authority (Healthcare) Collective Agreement. Article 15.04   Callback Compensation An employee who is called back to work and who reports for work shall be […]

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